Name: Anisa Guajardo
Pronunication: ah-NEES-ah gwah-HARD-oh
Jersey number: 15
Date of birth: March 10, 1991
Hometown: Clovis, Calif.
College: Pepperdine University
Last club: Pali Blues (Summer of 2012)
How acquired: Mexico Women’s National Team Allocation
In 2011 and 2012: Played in the USL W-League for the Pali Blues during the summer of both 2011 and 2012 ... In May 2011, was named to the W-League Team of the Week.
International: A member of the Mexican Women’s National Team ... Played in the 2012 Algarve Cup ... Received first call up to senior Mexican WNT in November 2011 ... Played first match for Mexico against France on Nov. 20, 2011 ... Participated in CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying ... Earned hat trick vs Domincan Replublic on Jan. 22, 2012 in Olympic Qualifying ... Joined the U-20 Mexican National Team in August 2008 ... Made the Mexican U-17 National Team and participated in the CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Trinidad & Tobago in July 2008.
College: Started all 21 games as a senior, leading Pepperdine and ranked second among WCC leaders in both goals (10) and points (28) ... Also rated third in points per game (1.33) ... Named to the 2012 NSCAA All-West Region Third and All-WCC First Teams ... As a junior in 2011, she had a breakout year, scoring nine goals, one more than all goals she had scored in two previous seasons, while earning four ssists ... Led the team in points in 2011 with 22 ... Was named WCC Player of the Month (September 2011) after scoring six goals and adding one assist in seven games during the month ... As a sophomore, finished second on the squad with six goals and 14 points as a sophomore ... Attempted a team-high 47 shots (putting 27 on goal) ... As a freshman in 2009, finished fifth on the team with four points (two goals) despite limited playing time as a freshman ... Was on the field for just 120 minutes in seven appearances (two starts).
Scholastic/Club: A midfield/forward who was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Floyd B. Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif. ... Graduated in 2009 ... Scored 54 career goals and registered 20 assists ... An All-American honorable mention selection by ESPN RISE after her senior year ... Helped lead school to four consecutive CIF Central Section championships and three Tri-River Athletic Conference (TRAC) titles ... In 2009, reached the finals of the CIF Southern California Regional Division I tournament, in addition to a No. 6 national ranking and No. 2 ranking in California ... Member of the 2008 ESPY Team of the Year ... Two-time co-MVP and All-TRAC first team selection ... Also lettered in track and field and set the school’s ninth-grade class record in the 300-meter low hurdles ... Helped lead track and field team to three TRAC championships and a CIF Central Section title in 2006 ... Played with the Arizona Rush during summer 2010 and made the U-23 national championship match ... Played for East Fresno United Fusion since 2006 ... Previously competed for Stanford Club (2001-03) and California Odyssey (2003-06) ... Served as team captain for the Fusion and Odyssey teams ... Helped Fusion reach the 2008 State Cup semifinals ... Involved with ODP National Camps since February 2006.
Personal: Daughter of Ellen Braff-Guajardo and Santiago Guajardo ... Sister to Milena ... A cousin, Dave Braff, was a professional cyclist ... Has lived in four different countries: United States, El Salvador, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic ... Speaks Spanish ... Cast in the 2003 movie Cuba Libre, which starred Harvey Keitel and Gael Garcia Bernal ... Majored in psychology, minored in sports medicine.